The Woman Who Ran
Run extended! Playing through Thursday, August 12.
- Platform: AmherstCinemaAtHome.org
- Ticket price: $12 general admission, $9 for Members
- Watch window: 30 days to start watching, 2 days to finish once started
- How to watch: Through the internet browser on your computer, tablet, or smart phone
The 24th feature from Hong Sangsoo, THE WOMAN WHO RAN follows Gamhee (Kim Minhee), who has three separate encounters with friends while her husband is on a business trip.
Youngsoon (Seo Youngwha) is divorced, has given up meat and likes to garden in her backyard. Suyoung (Song Seonmi) has a crush on her architect neighbor and is being hounded by a young poet she met at the bar. Woojin (Kim Saebyuk) works for a movie theater. Their meeting is polite, but strained. Before long, their shared history bubbles to the surface.
With characteristic humor and grace, Hong takes a simple premise and spins a web of interconnecting philosophies and coincidences. THE WOMAN WHO RAN is a subtle, powerful look at dramas small and large faced by women everywhere.